2017 Tour Rwanda Canopy Walk Nyungwe Forest

2017 Tour Rwanda Canopy Walk Nyungwe Forest

2017 Tour Rwanda Canopy Walk Nyungwe Forest, the Canopy walk in Rwanda is found in Nyungwe National park South west corner of Rwanda .It is a 2.1Km walk , Nyungwe National Park is an untouched natural rainforest that is filled with exciting biodiversity, found at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe forest.

The canopy walkway was built in 2010 by the Green Heart NGO group supported by U.S.A.I.D. The walk way has a 160 Meter stretch divided in 3sections.The first is a 45Meter stretch, followed by the longest at 90Meters and the shortest at 25meters.The highest point from the 90 Meter walk way is 70meters from ground.

The Canopy Walkway Tour costs $60 USD per person, All participants must be at least six years of age and children must be accompanied by adults, You should bring a raincoat as rain frequently falls in the forest, But if you don’t come with a raincoat you can rent one as well as walking boots and sticks at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe Forest National Park.

The canopy walk is a guided tour starting from the Uwinka Visitors center, followed with a 30 minutes’ walk via the igishigishi trail in a steep slope deep into the forest to the starting point of the walk way, The walkway can however also be done via the long trails of Imbaraga or the Umuyove.

Many other primates, birds, butterfly’s can be spotted from the Top of the Canopy walkway with also great views of the entire forest canopy including Lake Kivu on a clear day for bookings and more details contact us on info@kisorotoursuganda.com.

2017 Tour Rwanda Canopy Walk Nyungwe Forest


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